Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Adult Swim

Woman Swimming and Coming Up for Air

Ah, the dog days of summer are upon us. What better way to cool off and move more than a quick swim? Our family enjoys belonging to a local community pool, and I especially love including swimming with my fitness routine.
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Keeping Up with Fido

famwdogs

Do you come home to a rambunctious pooch bounding to the door? Our furry friends’ enthusiasm can be contagious, and sometimes annoying, but we love them anyway. We tell them our secrets. We sneak them our table scraps. Ultimately, we wouldn’t trade them for the world. They are our fur…
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Let’s Dance!

Senior Couple dancing on beach

Don’t want to pay to use a gym or work out alone? According to a 2007 study, people could find an alternative in social dancing.
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May is Older Americans Month

Older active people

More than ever before, older Americans are working longer, trying new things, and engaging in their communities. They’re taking charge, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for themselves and others. What it means to age has changed.
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Task Force recommends combined built environment approaches

Family biking

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends combined built environment approaches to increase physical activity. These approaches combine new or enhanced transportation systems (e.g., pedestrian and cycling paths) with new or enhanced land use design (e.g., proximity to a store, access to a public park) to promote physical activity among residents….
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Herbal Basics

fresh herbs

More than 70 different herbs have been identified and categorized according to their cooking, aromatic, ornamental or medicinal use. Botanists define an herb as any plant that produces seeds but does not form a wood stem; however, herbs can also be defined as any part of a plant that can be used for medicinal, cooking or spiritual purposes.
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